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#MeToo Hits The NBA Hard; Republicans Attack Florida Shooting Survivors; Trump’s Shady New Health Care Plan

#MeToo Hits The NBA

The tsunami of sexual misconduct allegations that has drowned the careers of dozens of once-powerful men crashed onto the shores of the NBA Tuesday night when Sports Illustrated reported the Dallas Mavericks have been accused of having a hostile work environment for its female employees. One of them likened the Mavericks’ front office culture to a “real-life ‘Animal House,’” a reference to the movie about raucous fraternity life on an unruly college campus.

Study Shows Blacks Value Community Involvement More Than Whites

A new study revealed that when it comes to finances African Americans are more likely to support their family, friends, and the local communities that they reside in more than Whites, Black Enterprise reported.

Angela Davis’ Collection Of Work Will Live At Harvard University

The papers of revolutionary activist and educator Angela Davis will live at Radcliffe’s Schlesinger Library at Harvard University, the Harvard Gazette reported.

The Wake Up: White House Welcomed Florida School Shooting; Convicted Ex-NFL Player Wants Custody Of Son; Inching Closer To Impeachment?

White House: Florida Shooting Was A ‘Reprieve’ From Trump Scandals

Last week’s shooting massacre of 17 students and faculty members in a Florida school was a welcome “distraction” from all the other scandals that the White House had been engulfed in, a senior Trump administration official told the Washington Post.

How Blac Chyna Made Sure ‘Black Panther’ Wasn’t The Most Talked About Movie Of The Weekend

The reality TV star Blac Chyna claimed to be the victim of revenge porn after a sex tape starring her leaked online on Monday, according to reports. Her lawyer said there would definitely be some legal action taken.

Study Shows Blacks Value Community Involvement More Than Whites

A new study revealed that when it comes to finances African Americans are more likely to support their family, friends, and the local communities that they reside in more than Whites, Black Enterprise reported.

Black Supporters Stand By Another White Politician Spewing Racism

African American supporters stood with J.B. Pritzker, the White Democratic frontrunner for Illinois governor, on Tuesday as he apologized for racist comments that were secretly recorded.

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Atlanta Police Investigating Black Cop Who Used N-Word, Homophobic Slur At BLM Leader

The Atlanta Police Department confirmed on Wednesday that it launched an investigation of a Black officer caught on video using racial and homophobic slurs at a local Black Lives Matter leader, the Associated Press reported.

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5 Ways African-Americans Will Make Black History In 2018

This month is meant to celebrate the innumerable achievements of Black people, but that doesn’t mean the celebration has to be limited to only past milestones. 2018 is set to continue the rich legacy that has become Black History Month by ushering in a number of Black “firsts” that could make this year a very important one for a variety of African-American accomplishments.

Newspaper Says Gun Violence Is Possible As David Clarke Attends GOP Fundraiser

A Montana newspaper warned David Clarke that folks in the state could respond with gun violence if they felt attacked by the former Milwaukee County sheriff. The warning came ahead of the Trump supporter’s anticipated keynote address for an annual Republican fundraiser in Billings next month.

U.S. Navy Celebrates African-American Sailors During Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, the Navy is shining a light on African-American sailors and civilians who have put their lives on the line to fight for our country, the Navy reported.

Michelle Obama Discusses The Importance Of Educators In This Political Climate

The Obamas may no longer be in the White House, but their leadership presence is still felt. Former first lady Michelle Obama delivered a poignant speech at the School Counselor of the Year ceremony at the Kennedy Center where she delved into the importance of educators in the midst of a heated political atmosphere, CNN reported.